Obituaries

         Victor Vukorpa passed away on July 10, 2017, at home, at the age of 86. Victor was born in Chicago on Aug. 21, 1930, the son of Michael and Vera (Perlik) Vukorpa.          The family moved to Paw Paw in 1932, where he at-tended school and...
    Wesley Delbert Merriman, Jr., 90, of Kalamazoo, died on his 90th birthday, July 21, 2017, at his home. He was born July 21, 1927, in Kalamazoo, the son of Wesley Sr. and Hope (Bertch) Merriman.     Wes was a Navy veteran and worked as a...
    PAW PAW - Daniel Lee Young, 65, of Paw Paw, passed away July 24, 2017, at his home. He was born April 16, 1952, in Paw Paw, to the late William and Ellen (Platt) Young.         Dan was preceded in death by his aunt, Kathryn Young.         He...
    John James Donaldson, 71, of Constantine, died July 15, 2017 in Kalamazoo, MI. Private services will take place. Arrangements are by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kalamazoo.     Maynard Marr, of Mattawan, passed away June 25, 2017....
    Carolus Eugene Berry, 75, of Paw Paw, passed away July 13, 2017. He was born in Lawrence, on August 31, 1941 to the late Harold and Treva (West) Berry.     He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Gloria Jean (Macklin) Berry, two children,...
    Charles A. Burd, 52, of Paw Paw, died unexpectedly July 18, 2017 at Bronson Hospital. Chuck was born June 13, 1965 in Midland, the son of Thomas and Sharron (Craig) Burd. He worked at State Farm Insurance for 28 years.     He was preceded in...
    Michael B. Alford, 70, of Kalamazoo, was called to the Lord on July 13, 2017. He had struggled so hard for so many years due to complications from serving our country, valiantly, for many years. His exposure to Agent Orange left him legally...
Bernard Grgurich, 88, of Lawton, passed away July 16, 2017. He was born September 3, 1928 in Dearborn Michigan. He is survived by four sons; Bernard of Lawton, Joseph of Kalamazoo, Bruce (Maria) of Lake City and Marvin (Stephanie) of Union City, two...
    Lorraine Plaszczak, of Paw Paw, 96 years young, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017.     She and her husband of 45 years, Ted, started Sea Land Air Travel, Paw Paw, in 1961 which is still thriving today.     Lorraine, always a hard worker,...
    Mr. James Eugene Hall, of  Gobles, passed away on Wednes-day, July 12, 2017 at the age of 56.     James was born to parents Edward and Vera Hall on July 2, 1961 and grew up with his brother, Edward Hall, in Dowagiac, MI. He attended Decatur...

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